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Mapletree to build S$60 million data centre in Singapore

Real estate developer Mapletree Industrial Trust (MIT) has announced it will construct a built-to-suit data centre for an unidentified industry player at the estimated cost of S$60 million (approx. £35 million). The new six-storey facility will be located in Tanjong Kling – Singapore’s expanding business and connectivity hub in Jurong. The site, licensed by JTC… Read More

Idaho vies to become 21st U.S. state to offer data centre tax breaks

The state of Idaho is seeking new legislation which could add it to the growing number of U.S. states in a position to entice data centre business via tax incentives. Officials from the Idaho Department of Commerce have proposed the Technology Equipment Tax Rebate Bill, which would provide sales rebates on server equipment not only… Read More

Judge allows Facebook data centre design lawsuit to continue

In Silicon Valley, a judge has denied Facebook’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit levied against it for the alleged theft of data centre designs. The complaint, filed nearly two years ago, is being brought by two companies, including BladeRoom, which contends that the social media giant passed protected designs to its Open Compute project, which… Read More

Equinix finalises acquisition of IO UK data centre in Slough

California-based data centre firm Equinix has completed its purchase of IO UK’s data centre business on the outskirts of London. The facility, based in Slough, is to be renamed LD10 and will be connected to the existing eight Equinix data centre estates around London. The former IO facility is a development phase asset, which started… Read More

Facebook partners with New Mexico solar firms in $45 million project

Facebook has teamed up with local utility and solar energy companies as part of its commitment to green initiatives at its Los Lunas data centre in New Mexico, currently under construction. At a gathering in Albuquerque, New Mexico’s Republican governor Susana Martinez, officials from the Public Service Company of New Mexico, as well as regional… Read More

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